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Preta Cafe, Hyannis

Has anyone tried this new spot in the Airport Plaza near TJ Maxx? It is advertised as Brazilian and American food.

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  1. Yes, it's a very good restaurant. They server American and Brazilian food and breakfast is serverd all day. The service is great !!! Highly recommended.
    You should try the Preta X-Burger....it is to die for !!!

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    1. re: flaesantos

      Are there any non meat items? Fish? Seafood?

      1. re: phelana

        yes, try the Shrimp bobo or the Fish muqueca, everyone that tried them said it was delicious...

      2. re: flaesantos

        Funny, a burger is one of the last thing I'd think to order at a Brazilian cafe. What makes it "to die for"?

        1. re: CapeCodGuy

          CCG, what WOULD you order at a Brazilian Cafe?? Do tell...
          :)

          1. re: phelana

            I guess Feijoada would be my first choice if it's on the menu. It's a stew with black beans and many different smoked and sun-dried meats, especially pork, and smoked sausages. It is usually served with several traditional side dishes, including orange slices, shredded kale, rice, cassava meal browned in butter and a hot pepper and lemon sauce. Second choice would be Pasteis Fritos, which are like Brazilian empanadas filled with chicken,beef, fish, or cheeses. But a burger? Nah!!

            1. re: CapeCodGuy

              typically is Brazilian fare mostly meats? I would love to stop by if they have fish or seafood...Flaesantos??

              1. re: phelana

                Although meats are usually prominent on Bz menues, fish sould be plentiful as well. What is Flaesantos?

                1. re: CapeCodGuy

                  Flaesantos is the name of the person who replied to Jillian

                  1. re: phelana

                    Humor reigns supreme - delightful. Now, Flaesantos, it's back to the food desk.

                    1. re: phelana

                      Ok...so I guess I won't be ordcering the "Flaesantos and Rice" special!

                    2. re: phelana

                      it's a Brazilian/American Restaurant.... coxinhas, empadinhas, quibes, pasteis...traditional brazilian goodies ...

                    3. re: CapeCodGuy

                      The Preta X-Burger has bacon, pulled chicken, cheese and a fried egg... and it's served on a Brazilian style bun....huge burger...